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September 2018

7 Signs You Can Handle Basic Plumbing Tasks in Your Home

By | 2018-09-27T00:59:22+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

To be a home plumbing rock star, you must take care of your home plumbing long before anything goes awry.  It's all about knowing your system, conducting regular maintenance and taking precautionary measures. When it comes to preventing plumbing emergencies, knowledge is power, and it will help you take care of even the simplest tasks [...]

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Top Causes of Household Water Damage

By | 2018-09-13T03:07:06+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Blog|

Water damage can happen any time water is left to collect someplace in your home that it shouldn’t.  And, no matter what the underlying reason may be, you have to act fast! Fortunately, our team here at Tritan Plumbing can help restore these situations and make sure that they don’t happen again under your roof. [...]

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Gadgets That Will Help You Keep Your Shower Drain Unclogged

By | 2018-09-13T02:48:45+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Bathroom Plumbing|

Knowing how to clear your clogged shower drain is a very useful skill that can save you both money and hassle down the road.  But, what if you could prevent clogs from happening in the first place? Guess what – you can! If you have a slow drain, here are some handy gadgets that you [...]

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August 2018

How Sewer Cameras Can (and Can’t) Help You

By | 2018-09-05T01:50:02+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Blog|

We know that more and more plumbers are relying on the use of sewer cameras these days to diagnose plumbing issues.  While this is certainly an incredibly valuable tool, we do think that there are a few important things to note so that you better understand what this tool can and can’t do.  For instance, [...]

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How to Extend the Life of Your Septic Tank

By | 2018-09-04T20:29:29+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Blog|

If you’re one of the nearly one in five Americans who have a home that uses a septic system instead of connecting to a city sewer system, then these maintenance tips are for you!  Septic tanks aren’t uncommon, especially for those who live in rural areas. But, a lack of knowledge in regard to basic [...]

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8 Things You Should Always Have in Your Emergency Plumbing Kit

By | 2018-08-23T23:44:17+00:00 August 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Major plumbing issues should always be left to the professionals.  But, for those times when you discover a problem that requires immediate attention, what do you do while you’re waiting?  Sure, a plumber is on their way, but you can’t simply call them, and do nothing while you wait for them to arrive to correct [...]

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How to Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

By | 2018-08-10T00:52:21+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Blog|

We all hope it won’t happen, but inevitable, it does – your toilet backs up, and you don’t have a plunger.  What do you do? This is one of those situations where it’s easy to panic, but you have to stay calm, think fast, and get smart.  So, the first thing you’ll need to do [...]

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Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Should Keep Handy

By | 2018-08-10T00:43:15+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tritan Plumbing is standing by, ready to help with all of your home’s plumbing service needs. Of course, we also expect that some of the smaller, simpler projects that come up, you’re going to want to take on without our assistance and do it yourself. And, we want to help in these instances too by [...]

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July 2018

Why You Should Leave Drain Cleaning to the Professionals

By | 2018-08-03T00:36:02+00:00 July 28th, 2018|Blog|

What's all the fuss about drain cleaning? Every home has that one drain that just seems to clog all of the time no matter how often you plunge it.  The water flows without trouble one day, then the very next the drain backs up again. Frustration just keeps building until you finally either decide to [...]

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Secure Your Summer Home Plumbing Before Leaving for Winter

By | 2018-07-28T21:14:17+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

When leaving your vacation home at the end of summer, one of the last things you may be thinking about is the coming winter.  But, before you close out, winterizing your summer home plumbing should be at the top of your list, as failing to do so can lead to serious damage.  And, worst of [...]

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